Talk:Argent

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Clarity[edit]

This sentence is unclear:

"The result is a false impression that the rule of tincture has been violated in cases where argent, applied next to a dark colour, now appears to be sable next to a dark colour from tarnishing."

I am not a specialist in Heraldry, or in color-study. However, I think the meaning would be clearer if it read this way instead:

"This leaves a false impression that the rule of tincture has been violated in cases where when applied next to a dark colour, argent now appears to be sable due to tarnish."

I am going to make that edit and if someone disagrees, please change it. --CopperJet (talk) 18:31, 6 June 2013 (UTC)

Argentina[edit]

Since argent is the romance languages word for silver, is it possible that Argentina may have been named because of silver?
Imperator Honorius 07:45, 26 May 2007 (UTC)

Yes indeed. The estuary dividing Argentina from Uruguay is the Rio de la Plata, River of Silver. —Tamfang 18:00, 26 May 2007 (UTC)